A New Zealand soldier with his tame magpies, France, 1 August 1918
Reference Number: 1/2-013432-G
A World War I New Zealand soldier with tame magpies named Jerry and Mother. One bird is feeding from a container and the other is standing on top of the cage. The soldier is kneeling beside the cage that is a wooden crate with chicken wire over the top. Photograph taken Couin 1 August 1918 by Henry Armytage Sanders.
Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918, Reference Number PA-Group-00051 (1455 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4 x 5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand"
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. WWI. Army life. 1918(PFP-032739)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: H853
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